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SubjectRe: "VM watchdog"? [was Re: VM nuisance]
On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 09:26:38PM -0400, David Ford wrote:
> I think it is an excellent way to do it. Nobody said you have to run
> the program and nobody forces you to use a particular program with a
> particular policy. It puts the OOM policy in userland where -you-
> decide when and how things happen.
>

Sure - what I was trying to say was, that I don't think the solution
will work very well.

...
>
> The kernel allocates memory within itself. We will still reach OOM
> conditions. It can't be avoided.

Good point.

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